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Ochs Named Governor's Scholar

Travis OchsAt the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Travis Ochs of Russell High School was selected to attend the 34th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 7 in Topeka.

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Commodity Distribution is May 23, 24

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Area Residents Urged to Prepare for Severe Weather and Tornadoes

Severe WeatherIt's storm season and now is the time to be prepared.

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2017 RHS Graduation Photos

2017 RHS Grad 5The 2017 Russell High School Graduation Ceremony was held at Amos Morris Gym in Russell on Saturday, May 13.

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USD 407 BOE Approves Purchase of Laptops

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education approved the purchase Monday of approximately 300 Asus laptops for Russell High School students and Ruppenthal Middle School staff.

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RCACF Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThis year, the Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) announced $153,550 in scholarships awarded through the Foundation to area students.

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USD 407 Staff Recognized for Years of Service

USD 407 Staff Recognitions 5-15-17The University of Kansas School of Education recognizes Kansas teachers and administrators who have had careers in education for more than 25 years.

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